1Studio B With Shepard Smith
attorney. he died in a russian prison. and now the news from the pentagon. jennifer, who is this russian lawyer? what was he trying to do? >>reporter: this is a story of how the russian prison system is a modern day gulag, a 37-year-old lawyer and was investigating corruption at the high of the level in the russian government when he was killed in prison. he was investigating on behalf of his american client and he was investigating $230 million that went missing. shipship what did they do? >>reporter: he was kept in one of the harshest prisons with no window pan. s and they were were over crowded cells, and they kept him under a stressful situation and here is what the head of the fund said happened to him. >> on november 16 he went into critical condition and they did move him to a prison hospital but what they did to him at the hospital is unforgivable thing i have heard. instead of treating him they put him in a straitjacket and put him in isolation cell and left him for one hour and 1 minutes until he died. >>reporter: because he was trying to fight corruption. >>shepard: thank you.
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